Tag Archives: swimming

  • Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    When I was 15 years old, my major aspirations in life were to lose my virginity and get my driver’s license, both of which I eventually managed to accomplish thanks to the poor judgment of the other respective parties involved. According to a recently unearthed video, when Michael Phelps was 15, he was excited about […]

  • Ryan Lochte: Great At Swimming, Terrible At Giving Interviews (Video)

    Ryan Lochte: Great At Swimming, Terrible At Giving Interviews (Video)

    Coming into the 2012 Summer Olympics, a lot of attention was paid to the rivalry in the pool between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. The two USA swimmers are the same age, but Phelps monopolized the spotlight in Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008. So nobody really noticed that Lochte had won 6 Olympic […]

  • 25 Hilarious Diving Fails (GIFs)

    25 Hilarious Diving Fails (GIFs)

    When the temperature is soaring and the summer sun is blazing, nothing feels better than diving into a cold pool or lake. To go suddenly from painfully hot to blissfully cool is just one of life’s great pleasures, right up there with cracking open a cold one after a long afternoon of yard work, or […]

  • 13 Sexiest Spring Break Sports

    13 Sexiest Spring Break Sports

    Every year at this time, every college student on every college campus in America has his or her mind on only one thing: March Madness. And I’m not talking about the basketball tournament. Only 68 schools get to participate in that. No, I’m talking about the other kind of March Madness: spring break. It’s right […]

  • Picture Of The Day: He Sure Does Like Swimming

    Picture Of The Day: He Sure Does Like Swimming

    It goes without saying that hockey players love playing hockey, football players love playing football, soccer players love playing soccer and basketball players love playing basketball.  However, if the above picture is any indication, it appears as though none of those athletes love their sports as much as a swimmer loves to swim.

  • 9 Obscure Sports Museums

    9 Obscure Sports Museums

    In the past seven weeks, the sporting press has spilled a lot of ink (both real ink and, in the case of sports websites like this one, virtual ink) covering the 2011 inductions to both the baseball and football halls of fame. It makes sense, of course, since these are some of the most popular […]

  • 9 Most Boring Sports to Watch on TV

    9 Most Boring Sports to Watch on TV

    Sometimes, the “next best thing to being there” can be pretty damn boring. Many sports hinge on atmosphere or a sense of intimacy that the camera just can’t capture. And sometimes, boring sports are just made more boring by not being there. The good news is, if you’re watching a boring sport on TV, you […]